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North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) ratings
Quality on a good day: 4.0
Consistency of Surf: 3.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 3.3

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North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) Surf Forecast / West / Sri Lanka

7 Day Weather and Surf, issued 10 pm Wednesday 24 Feb 2021 IST
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North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) sea temperature is 28.8 °C (Statistics for 24 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 28.3 max: 29.0 min: 27.4 °C)
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North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) surf forecast is for near shore open water. Breaking waves will often be smaller at less exposed spots.
Today's North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) sea temperature is 28.8 °C (Statistics for 24 Feb 1981-2005 - mean: 28.3 max: 29.0 min: 27.4 °C)

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  1. weather stationWind Update Continuing clean conditions at North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) (calm at Galle 31 km from North Jetty (Hikkaduwa)). 0.9m 14 s period swell from SSW with an additional 0.6m 10 s period swell from SSE , plus 1.0m 6 s period wind swell from ENE

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Best Forecast Surf Conditions for North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) this week:

The surf forecast for North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) over the next 7 days: The first swell (rated 1 star or higher) is forecast to arrive on Thursday (Feb 25) at 2AM. The primary swell is predicted to be 0.9m and 14s period with a secondary swell of 0.4m and 10s. The wind is predicted to be offshore as the swell arrives.

The most powerful waves expected at North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) in the next 7 days are 1.2m 14s and forecast to arrive on Thursday (Mar 04) at 2AM. Winds are predicted to be offshore at the time the swell arrives. The largest open ocean swell (not directed at the beach) is 0.9m 6s period and expected on Thursday (Feb 25) at 2AM.

Wave TypeTime (IST) & Date Wave Height & Period
Next good surf (1 star+) 2AM (Thu 25th Feb)3ft (0.9m) 14s
Best Surf 2AM (Thu 4th Mar)4ft (1.2m) 14s
Most Powerful 2AM (Thu 4th Mar)4ft (1.2m) 14s

Table - best surf conditions forecast for North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) over the next 7 days.

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Rating
(10 max)
Swell
Height Map
Wave Height (m) & direction (?)
Period(s) (?)
Wave
Graph
(?)Metric surfscale
Energy (?)
Wind
(km/h)
Wind State (?)
onshore
cross-onshore
cross-shore
cross-offshore
offshore
glassy
High Tide
/ height (m)
Low Tide
/ height (m)
Summary
Rain (mm)
High °C
Low °C
Chill °C (?)
Sunrise
Sunset
Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
33221120033333233233344
T maldives.htsgw.metric.6.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.24.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.48.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.72.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.96.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.120.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.144.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.168.cc23
T maldives.htsgw.metric.180.cc23
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.8
SSW
0.7
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.5
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.4
SSW
0.6
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1.1
SSW
1
SSW
0.9
SSW
0.9
SSW
1
SE
0.9
SSE
1
SSE
1.2
SSE
1.2
SSE
1414141312141413131817161514141413131314151414
293269213142821341047064266409469445478459352312242352316443553553
5
ENE
10
SW
15
WNW
5
E
10
SW
10
W
5
NE
15
W
15
W
5
ENE
5
SW
10
WSW
5
ESE
5
SW
10
SSE
10
ESE
10
WSW
10
SSW
5
ENE
10
WNW
5
SW
10
ENE
10
NE
offcross-
on
cross-
on
glasscross-
on
onglasscross-
on
onoffcross-
on
oncross-
off
cross-
on
crosscross-
off
oncross-
on
offcross-
on
onoffoff
1:34AM
0.59
2:00PM
0.48
2:03AM
0.64
2:26PM
0.54
2:30AM
0.67
2:53PM
0.59
2:57AM
0.68
3:21PM
0.64
3:23AM
0.67
3:50PM
0.66
3:49AM
0.65
4:19PM
0.67
4:14AM
0.61
4:50PM
0.65
4:39AM
0.56
8:07AM
0.10
7:43PM
0.12
8:28AM
0.05
8:16PM
0.07
8:50AM
0.01
8:48PM
0.04
9:13AM
-0.02
9:19PM
0.03
9:37AM
-0.04
9:51PM
0.04
10:01AM
-0.04
10:22PM
0.07
10:26AM
-0.02
10:53PM
0.11

Note: the tide data above is for Ambalangoda which is 4 km away. Surf properties and timing are calculated for North Jetty (Hikkaduwa).New forecast is published every 6 hours at www.surf-forecast.com. See detailed tide info and graph
Offshore winds at North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) blow from the ENE

Thursday
25
Friday
26
Saturday
27
Sunday
28
Monday
01
Tuesday
02
Wednesday
03
NightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAMPMNightAM
thunderstorm
clear
rain showers
clear
clear
partially cloudy
partially cloudy
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
clear
partially cloudy
clear
clear
risk thund- derclearrain shwrsclearclearsome cloudssome cloudsclearsome cloudsclearclearclearsome cloudsclearclearclearclearclearclearclearsome cloudsclearclear
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2728282627282727272727282728272627272727272723
2526272425272526272426282525272325272325272423
2728282627282727272727282728272627272727272723
-6:22--6:22--6:22--6:22--6:22--6:20--6:20--6:20
--6:22--6:22--6:22--6:22--6:22--6:22--6:22--

Short Range Forecast: Light rain (total 3mm), mostly falling on Wed night. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Thu morning, min 24°C on Thu night). Wind will be generally light.

Long Range Forecast: Mostly dry. Warm air temperatures (max 28°C on Sun afternoon, min 23°C on Mon night). Wind will be generally light.

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Information about the North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) Surf forecast

The above surf forecast table for North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) provides essential information for determining whether the surfing conditions will be good over the next 7 days. A general guide to surfing at North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) can be found by selecting the local surf guide option on the grey menu. Our North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) surf forecast is unique since it includes wave energy (power) that defines the real feel of the surf rather than just the height or the period. If you surf the same spot (North Jetty (Hikkaduwa)) regularly then make a mental note of the wave energy from the surf forecast table each time you go. Very soon you may start to choose your surf days based on the wave energy alone combined with our forecast of favourable offshore wind conditions. Our star ratings will help here and of course you will also find the usual wave height and period predictions on our surf forecasts as well as a full break down of the swell components under our advanced users option (to reveal that, click the little Einstein character under the tide times).

Further information to help with frequently asked questions about our surf forecast for North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) may be found under the help tab on the top menu and also by moving your mouse over the question marks on the surf forecast table itself. Please always bear in mind that the forecast is for near-shore open water and local factors at each surf break influence the actual breaking wave height, such as the beach / reef profile, water depths offshore and shelter.

North Jetty (Hikkaduwa) is 4 km (2 miles) from Ambalangoda. If you plan a holiday in West Sri Lanka, look for hotels and other accommodation in Ambalangoda. Ambalangoda has rooms for a wide range of budgets as well as car hire and transport links.